Moving the Commonwealth Forward:
The Future of the MBTA

Please join us for a virtual forum consisting of three panel discussions covering Oversight and Management, Funding, and the Future of the T, featuring experts and opinion leaders.


Tuesday, October 18, 2022

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Keynote Speaker:
Kim Driscoll, Mayor of Salem

PANEL 1

Oversight and Management

Moderator:

Breanna Lungo-Koehn,
Mayor of Medford

Joe Aiello

Former Chairman, MBTA Fiscal Management Control Board

Dan Grabauskas

Former Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation and MBTA General Manager

Fred Salvucci

Former Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation

PANEL 2

Funding the MBTA

Moderator:

Heather Hamilton, 
Select Board Chair, Town of Brookline

Senator Brendan Crighton

Chairman, Joint Committee on Transportation

Tim Murray

CEO, Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce, and former Lieutenant Governor

Chris Dempsey

Former Massachusetts Assistant Secretary of Transportation

PANEL 3

The Future of the T

Moderator:

Thomas Koch
Mayor of Quincy

Katjana Ballantyne

Mayor of Somerville

Prof. Theodore C. Landsmark

Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs; Director, Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, Northeastern University

Jascha Franklin-Hodge

Chief of Streets, City of Boston